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Swine Flu

H1N1 “Swine Flu” Email SCAM WARNING

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The N.C. Division of Public Health has received reports that scam artists are sending fraudulent emails about H1N1 flu vaccinations to anyone with an email address to try to steal personal information. Full story...
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Tamiflu-resistant swine flu cluster found in North Carolina

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Health officials say four people in our state have tested positive for a type of the H1N1 virus that's resistant to the drug Tamiflu. Full story...
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Concern grows over North Carolina children and H1N1 virus

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Seven more people have died from the swine flu virus in the last week in North Carolina. A Topsail High School student died from complications of the disease earlier this month. Full story...
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UNCW students concerned about H1N1

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School health officials say a number of students have reported to the health center with flu-like symptoms. The Centers for Disease Control recommends treating any sign of the flu as H1N1. Full story...
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Schools discuss response plans for H1N1 virus

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Seventeen. That is the average age of those who test positive for the H1N1 virus. That is part of the reason why schools were involved in Thursday's meeting to discuss a swine flu response plan in Brunswick County<. Full story...
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Research targets school-age children and parents to stop spread of flu

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New research finds that targeting school-age children and their parents for vaccination may better contain the spread of seasonal flu or the swine flu. Full story...
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Swine flu takes fourth North Carolina victim

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The swine flu has claimed another life in North Carolina. One week ago, a 38 year old pregnant woman was hospitalized at Wilson Medical Center. She tested positive for the H1N1 virus. Full story...
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Brunswick County adult female confirmed with H1N1

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The H1N1 influenza virus has officially made it's way to Brunswick County. Another case of swine flu has been confirmed by the health department; this time in an adult. Full story...
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Confirmed swine flu case hits Bradley Creek Elementary

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The World Health Organization has declared a swine flu pandemic, as another case of the H1N1 virus has been confirmed in New Hanover County schools at Bradley Creek Elementary. Full story...
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Confirmed H1N1 virus, pre-school child

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The New Hanover County Health Department has confirmed another case of the H1N1 virus; this time in a pre-school aged child. Full story...
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Sunset Park Elementary H1N1 case confirmed

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We have a fifth confirmed case of swine flu in New Hanover County schools. The school system sent out an alert about a possible H1N1 case at Sunset Park Elementary Tuesday night and canceled a book fair at the school. Full story...
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Suspected case of H1N1 hits Sunset Park Elementary

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There is another suspected case of the H1N1 virus in a New Hanover County school. A student at Sunset Park Elementary is believed to have contracted the virus more commonly known as Swine Flu. Full story...
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Parents voice concerns at H1N1 forum Monday night

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videoConcerns continue after four cases of the H1N1 virus were confirmed in New Hanover County schools last week. School and health officials held an information session Monday night, where parents had a chance to voice their concerns and get their questions answered. Full story...
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Gregory Elementary to hold public meeting over H1N1 cases

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Concerned New Hanover County parents will get their questions answered Monday night, after four students tested positive last week for the H1N1 virus. Full story...
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Many students absent from Gregory and Snipes amidst H1N1 concerns

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Gregory Elementary School and Snipes Academy are still on high alert after four students were confirmed to have the H1N1 virus. The cases were confirmed Thursday by the ... Full story...
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